0 Japan Tsunami 2011

Japan Tsunami 2011: A massive tsunami of the largest earthquakes in the history of Japan produces slammed the East Coast Friday, boats, cars, houses and people sweeping the fire burned out of control so prevalent. Tsunami warnings covered the Pacific region, as far as South America, Canada, Alaska and throughout the West Coast of the United States.

Authorities said at least 32 people were killed. The magnitude 8.9 earthquake offshore was followed by at least 19 aftershocks, most of them of more than 6.0 magnitude. Dozens of towns and villages along a mile of 1300 (2.100 miles) of coastline have been strong shocks, which reached as far away as Tokyo, hundreds of miles (kilometers) from the epicenter shaken.

A utility company in northern Japan has reported a fire in an engine room of the plant.

“The great earthquake damage in many parts of northern Japan caused the Prime Minister Naoto Kan told a press conference.

Even for a country accustomed to earthquakes, it was a terrible proportions. It replaced a 23-foot indoor (7 meters) boats tsunami swept away, cars, buildings and tons of rubble miles.

large fishing boats and other seagoing vessels rode waves in cities and slammed against viaducts. ard and sometimes seen in the vessels in the water.

Muddy Waters waves swept farmland near the city of Sendai, construction implementation on fire to chase them, trying inland ports as cars. Sendai airport north of Tokyo, was flooded with cars, trucks, buses and thick mud deposited on them early and tracks. Fire spread through part of the city, public broadcaster NHK reported.

The tsunami ravaged embankment to wash, nothing in the way the land before reversing direction and implementation of the cars, houses and other debris from the sea Flames some of the houses, probably due to the bursting of pipes gas.

“Our initial assessment shows that it has already been enormous damage,” said spokesman Chief Government Yukio Edano. “We maximum relief on the basis of this evaluation will be.”
He said that the Ministry of Defence has sent troops into the region hit by the earthquake. A commercial aircraft and several helicopters were on their way.

A large fire broke out at the Cosmo Oil refinery in Ichihara City, Chiba Prefecture near Tokyo, and burned out of control with a high flame to 100 feet (30 meters) whips in the air.

In the prefecture of northeastern Japan, Miyagi, a fire broke out inside a building on the turbine of a nuclear power plant. Smoke was observed, which is outside the building, which is separated from the plant’s reactor, and the cause to the study, said Tohoku Electric Power Co. said the company.

There were no reports of radioactive leaks or injuries, the company said. Several nuclear power plants used elsewhere along the coast also partially closed, with no reports of leaks.

Also from Miyagi prefecture, NHK showed footage of a large vessel to be washed away and driving directly into a breakwater in the city of Kesennuma.

The U.S. Geological Survey said the earthquake clock 14.46 a force 8.9, the largest earthquake in Japan has been struck, the official records began in the late 1800s.

A tsunami warning has been extended several Pacific, South Asia and Latin America, including Japan, Russia, Indonesia, New Zealand and Chile. In the Philippines, authorities said they expect a 3-feet (1 meter) high tsunami.

The earthquake at a depth of six miles (10 kilometers), about 80 miles (125 kilometers) off the east coast, the agency said. The area is 240 miles (380 kilometers) north of Tokyo.

In downtown Tokyo, shook violently invaded large buildings and workers on the streets for safety. TV images showed a large building on fire and smoke in the Odaiba district of Tokyo roaring. The earthquake upper curve of the tip of the legendary Tokyo Tower, inspired by a 333-meter (1093 feet) of the steel construction of the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

In central Tokyo, the trains were stopped and the passengers walked along the lines of railway platforms. NHK, more than 4 million buildings were without power in Tokyo and its suburbs.

Many people in Tokyo Shinjuku Station, the busiest station in the world now, waiting to resume the service, so they can return home. TV speaker urged workers not to leave their offices to prevent injuries in case of more strong aftershocks.

Osamu Akiya, 46, was in Tokyo working in his office in a business, when the earthquake struck.

She sent shelves and computer crashes to the ground and cracks in walls.

“I’ve been through many earthquakes, but I’ve never felt anything,” he said. “I do not know if we come home tonight.”

Sequences of his office on NHK Sendai were stumbling around people and books and materials in the office. It also found shelter in a glass bus stop in Tokyo comforted completely destroyed by the earthquake and a woman crying in the vicinity of another woman.

Several earthquakes were the same region in recent days, including one of magnitude 7.3 struck on Wednesday.

Hiroshi Sato, an official of the disaster management in northern Iwate prefecture, said officials were just a glimpse of the carnage.

“We do not know the extent of damage. Roads were severely damaged and washed away dirt tsunami, reducing cars and many other things,” he said.

Tokyo’s main airport was closed. Much of the ceiling at the airport 1-year-old was Ibaraki, about 50 miles (80 kilometers) north of Tokyo on the ground with a heavy fall.

Dozens of fires were reported in the northern prefectures of Fukushima, Sendai, Iwate and Ibaraki. houses collapsed and landslides were also reported in Miyagi.

worst earthquake in Japan was in 1923 in Kanto earlier, an earthquake of 8.3 that killed 143,000 people size, according to the USGS. A magnitude 7.2 earthquake in Kobe in 1996 killed 6,400 people.

Japan is on the “Ring of Fire” – an arc of earthquake and volcanic zones stretching around the Pacific, which produce about 90 percent of the world’s earthquakes, including one that December 26, 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami that killed 230,000 people in approximately 12 countries triggered. An earthquake of magnitude 8.8 that central Chile last February shocked and even a tsunami killed 524 people.


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